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CBS
Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
tokuda, kpix 5. >> consider the gift of education and help more kids like her get through college. go to the web page at kpix.com/sra to get the get involved section and find out how. >>> another milestone this noon in our food for bay area families campaign. lawrence is standing by with today's major contribution. >> yes and we are joaned today by -- joined today by karin padeees and elisa from second harvest food bank. emc has been a longtime supporter of the second harvest food bank and has a sizable check today. thank you very much ladies for joining us today. now karin you guys are excited to be part of the organization, this is not the first year. >> this is not, this is our second year to support second harvest. to help them reach their goal of $13.2 million and two million pounds of food. >> that's a long way to go. you have to be excited to help out. >> we are, we have about 4,000 employees locally that are just really excited to get back and if you walk through the halls you would see peanut butter jars leaned up and it's just -- lined up and it's just really exciting to sew
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
children as we do, they want a roof over their head, feed and educate them. >> reporter: three years ago it was her family trip to south america that inspired stacey to do something. >> the poverty that i saw in peru in contrast with the beauty of the people and how colorful it was and all of the artistic talent there, i came back struggling with what can i do to help? >> reporter: she got to work raising money and started a nonprofit called "shopping for a change." >> so i developed a web-based platform where we sell the artisans' products. they are paid right up front. it's all fair trade. once we get everything in, i have to price it and tag it and organize it. >> reporter: her garage studio is now a stockroom. when you buy something on stacey's website, the money does three things. it pays the artist. it supports the community project where they live. and it contributes to a u.s. nonprofit that you select when you check out. >> it's great to want to help these people in these underdeveloped countries but we also need help here at home and i didn't want to ignore that. >> reporter
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